calendar year

noun

Definition of calendar year

  1. 1 :  a period of a year beginning and ending with the dates that are conventionally accepted as marking the beginning and end of a numbered year

  2. 2 :  a period of time equal in length to that of the year in the calendar conventionally in use

1689

First Known Use of calendar year

1689


CALENDAR YEAR Defined for English Language Learners

calendar year

noun

Definition of calendar year for English Language Learners

  • : the period of time from January 1 to December 31


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